Penns Valley School District

Penns Valley Area School District is a small, rural district covering the south-eastern portion of Centre County. The mission of Penns Valley is “We seek to create engaged, passionate, and motivated life-long learners who will become contributing members of society. We are committed to effective communication within a supportive and trusting environment that will create a shared understanding between all members of the school community.”

Penns Valley is a public district comprising three elementary schools, one intermediate school, and one junior/senior high school. They draw students from several neighboring towns including: Centre Hall, Millheim, Spring Mills, Madisonburg, Aaronsburg, Rebersburg, Coburn, Potters Mills, and Woodward. The district’s mascot is the Ram, and their school colors and navy blue and white. 

This region is the outdoor explorer’s dream, with lakes, caves, mountains, and two state parks...there is plenty to explore in Penns Valley. Be sure to also check out the valley’s local events, including the popular yearly “Grange Fair” - a camping event that brings over 200,000 visitors to the area at the end of every summer. 

This district allows for all the benefits of sprawling farmland and forested area, while still having easy access to State College and Penn State University.

Penns Valley School District Schools

Penns Valley Area Junior-Senior High School

Grades 7-12

GreatSchoolsScore of 7

Centre Hall-Potter El School

Grades PK-4

GreatSchoolsScore of 5

Miles Township El School

Grades PK-4

GreatSchoolsScore of 3

Penns Valley Area El And Intrmd School

Grades K-6

GreatSchoolsScore of 7

Penns Valley School District Townships


Centre Hall Borough

134 N. Hoffer Ave., Centre Hall, PA 16828
Population: 1261
Sq Miles: 1
People per Sq Mile: 2085

Millheim Borough

225 E. Main St., Millheim PA 16854
Population: 890
Sq Miles: 1
People per Sq Mile: 890

Haines Township

153 S. Rachels Way, Aaronsburg, PA 16820
Population: 1585
Sq Miles: 58
People per Sq Mile: 27

Miles Township

174 E. Main St., Rebersburg, PA 16872
Population: 2023
Sq Miles: 63
People per Sq Mile: 32

Penn Township

P.O. Box 125, Coburn, PA 16832
Population: 1194
Sq Miles: 28
People per Sq Mile: 42

Potter Township

124 Short Rd., Spring Mills, PA 16875
Population: 3593
Sq Miles: 58
People per Sq Mile: 62

Gregg Township

106 School St., Spring Mills, PA 16875
Population: 2422
Sq Miles: 46
People per Sq Mile: 53


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